Lander University’s College of Behavioral and Social Sciences held its honors and awards program on Thursday, April 7 in the Josephine Abney Cultural Center Auditorium.
“It is our great pleasure to honor and celebrate academic achievements by students,” said Dr. Lucas McMillan, dean of the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences. “This is a celebration of all the academic achievements and success we experience in the classroom and outside of it.”
Department of Government, Criminology & Sociology
- Criminology Discipline Award – Sydney L. Stanley, of Elgin.
- Alan Jones Award – Elemia Crankfield, of Conway
- Political Science Discipline Award – Imon T. Govan, of Orangeburg.
- Public Administration Award – Courtney J. Clavel, of Bluffton.
- Display of Outstanding Sociological Imagination Award – Madison N. Coxwell, of Goose Creek.
- Sociology Discipline Award – Veronica Orndoff, of Greenwood.
- Non-Profit Management Award – Kaitlyn M. Chasteen, of Evans, Georgia.
Department of History & Philosophy
- Barbara A. Jackson Award – Macy E. Gault, of Greenwood; and Cameron B. Pate-Addie, of Pelzer.
- History Discipline Award – Cameron B. Pate-Addie, of Pelzer.
- Philosophy Discipline Award – Jeremiah P. Hutchins, of Anderson; and Holly N. Timmerman, of Greenwood.
Department of Military Science
- James A. Lander Award – CDT Thaddeus Williams, of Boyton Beach, Florida.
- Col. Walter Roark Award – CDT Bricelin Balcer, of Hanahan.
Department of Psychological Science & Human Services
- Outstanding Departmental Service Award – Chelsea M. Davis, of Lexington; Morgan E. Ferqueron, of Hodges; Sara A. Gray, of Newberry; and Peyton E. Sables, of Blythewood.
- Outstanding Initiative in Experiential Learning in Psychology Award – Chelsea M. Davis, of Lexington.
- Psi Chi Undergraduate Research Awards – Chelsea M. Davis, of Lexington; and Morgan E. Ferqueron, of Hodges.
- Psychology Discipline Award – Morgan E. Ferqueron, of Hodges.
- Human Services Discipline Award – Chloe A. Fink, of Lexington.
The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences also presented Dean’s Awards to Courtney J. Clavel, of Bluffton; Chelsea M. Davis, of Lexington; and Macy E. Gault, of Greenwood.
Part-Time Faculty Award
In addition to the students’ awards, the College also recognized the impact that part-time faculty have on students. Part-Time Faculty of the Year was awarded to Heather Bennett.
About the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences
The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences houses Lander’s signature academic programs in criminal justice and criminology, government administration, homeland security, emergency management and psychology, as well as exceptional programs in history, human services, international studies, philosophy, political science and sociology, the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences provides an academic framework that enhances students’ a bilities to be critical thinkers and see connections across disciplines. For more information, visit www.lander.edu.